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World Hemophilia Day! Sunday, April 17th 2022

World Hemophilia Day! Sunday, April 17th 2022

  One way to help make a difference this World Hemophilia Day is to contact government officials and policymakers with a letter. A small personal note from someone from the community can often be the first step on a journey that can lead to major change. The WFH...

Get To Know Our New Laboratory Director, Dr. Paul Hosking!

Get To Know Our New Laboratory Director, Dr. Paul Hosking!

WNYBC – Paul R. Hosking, MD Dr. Paul Hosking, WNY BloodCare’s new Laboratory Director, takes a broad view on health.  This spring he will be opening a greenhouse and urban garden on Buffalo’s West Side. He knows that studies have shown that gardens benefit community...

Interprofessional Education Leadership Team Receives National Award

Interprofessional Education Leadership Team Receives National Award

Experts in their field, the UB Interprofessional Educators received a national award from the National Academies of Practice for their work in interprofessional practice and education. Western New York BloodCare is honored to be working with such a talented team! Read...

Community Voices in Research – NHF

Community Voices in Research – NHF

  NHF created a new video about Community Voice in Research in both English and Spanish to help explain the importance of community participation in research.   English version - https://youtu.be/-RyJIqSjTFc   Spanish version -...

NYSBDC 2022 Advocacy Update

NYSBDC 2022 Advocacy Update

The year is off to a big start for the New York State bleeding disorders community! 3 key bills we support and you advocated for were signed into law by Gov. Kathy Hochul on New Year’s Eve and will help protect access to the medications we need in 2022.   S3566/A5854A...

Call To Action!

Call To Action!

Tell Gov. Hochul to ensure people have equal access to the pharmacy service they need! Bill A.5854.A/S.3566 will help guarantee people have equal access to a local/in-person or mail order pharmacyand not be forced to use mail order. Our community has fought hard for...

Getting to know Chelsea – Pharmacy Administrative Coordinator

Getting to know Chelsea – Pharmacy Administrative Coordinator

She came to WNYBC in what may at first seem like an unusual path.  Chelsea spent much of her previous work experience in wine.  Yes, wine! We thought the pharmacy work was in line with her customer service and distribution experience. She felt working with people...

Meet Julia Macoretta – Medical Receptionist

Meet Julia Macoretta – Medical Receptionist

Our new Medical Receptionist, Julia Macoretta, is someone you will want to get to know. She has something that may appeal to everyone. She was an athlete, is currently a student, and has a history of being a versatile musician. Her love of people and her penchant for...

Welcome Andrew Wurster, FNP

Welcome Andrew Wurster, FNP

In the US medical system and across the globe, nurses play a key role in delivering health care to those in need. These selfless individuals work tirelessly as advocates, caregivers, educators, and more in order to keep patients as healthy as possible and provide the...